Synonyms of reduce in English:

reduce

verb

  • 3 he was jailed for five years and reduced to the ranks
    demote, downgrade, lower, lower in rank/status; abase, humble, demean, belittle, humiliate, bring low
    North American informal bust
    he was jailed for five years and reduced to the ranks
    [Antonyms] promote
  • 4 ribs of beef have been reduced to £1.88 a pound
    make cheaper, lower the price of, lower/cut in price, cheapen, cut, mark down, discount, put on sale, offer at a giveaway price
    informal slash, knock down
    ribs of beef have been reduced to £1.88 a pound
    [Antonyms] put up

Phrases

in reduced circumstances

impoverishedin straitened circumstancesruinedbankruptbankruptedbustinsolventpoorindigentpenuriousimpecuniousin penurymoneylesswithout a souas poor as a church mousepoverty-strickendestitutenecessitousneedyin need/wantbadly offhard upon one's beam-endsunable to make ends meetunderprivilegedBritishon the breadlinewithout a penny (to one's name) informalbrokeflat brokecleaned outstrapped for cashstrappedon one's uppersBritish informalstony brokeskintwithout two pennies/(brass) farthings to rub togetherin Queer StreetNorth American informalstone broke rarepauperizedbeggared

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